Tag Archives: mussel

Unlocking the secrets of connectivity in our seas

In partnership with Heriot-Watt University we’ve been exploring the genetic connectivity of selected horse mussel beds. The results of this work will help to inform our advice on management of Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPA) network and understanding of the … Continue reading

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Species of the month

February – Freshwater Pearl Mussel Few people are fully aware of the significance of the freshwater pearl mussel, a species that lives ‘hidden’ in cold, fast-flowing rivers yet is embedded in our history, culture and biodiversity. The freshwater pearl mussel … Continue reading

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